Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of ham sandwich.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She was the talent in the group, and posterity recalls her as a ham-sandwich joke.

    The Other Papa

  • He grabs a ham-sandwich dinner before rushing to yet another meeting across town.

    Dial M For Merger Mania

  • The destruction in the kitchen had been equally great: the extra waiter had placed his heel on a ham-sandwich, and, consequently, sat down rather hurriedly on the floor with a large tray of sundries in his lap, the result of which was, according to the following

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, November 6, 1841,

  • If, as they say, the use of the drug means the increase of the dose, where will it stop, and at what precise point of frenzy and delusion will a healthy grown-up man be ready to rush headlong upon a cutlet or make a dash for death or glory at a ham-sandwich?

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton

  • It was only for a moment, of course, but I heard him say to someone, whose name I forget, that he had much better have trusted to a ham-sandwich in the station refreshment-room.

    The Nebuly Coat

  • "Oh, a ham-sandwich would do, or perhaps a couple of hard-boiled eggs --"

    Tik-Tok of Oz

  • "You live on the dead," said the Eastern pundit, reproachfully, out of his yellow turban, to the American who had just ordered a ham-sandwich.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 11 Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Businessmen

  • But if he has bought his ham-sandwich, and is ready for the "En voiture, messieurs," he may perhaps condescend for an instant to hear what a lounger about the place, neither wasteful of his time, nor sparing of it, can suggest as worth looking at, when his train glides out of the station.

    Our Fathers Have Told Us Part I. The Bible of Amiens

  • The problem with healthcare charity (i.e. giving it to people who don't pay for it) is that there is no ham-sandwich healthcare -- everyone gets Fillet Mignon.

    British Blogs

  • I wouldn’t say all Christians are ham-sandwich eating, bible thumping, non-masturbating Christians.

    Interview with a Coastie « The Blog at 16th and Q

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